SHCA – Senior Health Care Assistant

Contract: Full Time
Pay: £9.90 - £10.90

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Here at Westwood Hall, we have a new vacancy for a Senior Health Care Assistant (level 2 or above)

Responsibilities and duties

Senior Care Assistants provide an essential role in contributing to the smooth running of our residential care homes for older people. Our Senior staff lead on the social care and support for our residents.

Reporting to the Home Manager, Senior Care Assistants are responsible for allocating duties to a team of Health Care Assistants – acting as a role model in the delivery and promotion of best practice at all times. Our Senior Health Care Assistants also help to provide personal care to our residents and support with their nutrition, mobility and well-being.

Once assessed as competent under the guidance of the Home Manager, a Senior Care Assistant will also be required to undertake clinical tasks which may include:

  • Checking blood sugar levels;
  • Change a simple dressings;
  • PEG feeding;
  • Medication administration;
  • Basic Observations;
  • Catheter care;

This list is not exhaustive

Just some of the many benefits we can offer are:

  • Friendly supportive company that supports staff growth.
  • A work environment where you can make friends.
  • Permanent contracts both full & part time.
  • Fully funded training.
  • Internal career progression opportunities.
  • 28 days paid holidays (based on a full holiday year, full-time hours & including bank holidays)
  • ££££ Refer a friend Scheme for each friend that you recommend.
  • Support with DBS applications.
  • On site free parking.
  • Access to the work placed pension scheme.
  • Staff social events to celebrate the festive season.
  • Full and part time contracts.
  • Access to FREE WIFI in staff areas
  • Your first uniform is FREE
  • FREE tea & coffee available for staff break
  • 6 & 12 hour shifts as part of contracted hours (8am – 2pm, 2pm – 8pm, 8am – 8pm)

The role would be subject to an enhanced DBS, a right to work in the UK check, two references (one of which from most recent employer) and evidence of full vaccinations against Covid-19 (unless medically exempt and evidence provided)

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